The new entrance of DI is on the right-hand side of Humanisticum. Just ring the doorbell and we will open the door! In the beginning of the year, a [...]
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Open science is a central part of the strategy of the Donner Institute. We believe that the knowledge we are part of creating should be freely available to researchers worldwide. Therefore, our scholarly publications are [...]
The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History in Turku has awarded Dr Oriol Poveda Guillén the 2019 prize for outstanding research into religion. Dr Poveda is awarded for his book According to whose will: The [...]
The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History hereby calls for nominations for its annual prize for outstanding research pertaining to the field of religion. The prize is awarded to a researcher in [...]
The Donner Institute has awarded research scholarships for the year 2019. The scholarships are awarded to doctoral students, whose research pertains to religion in a broad sense and, in accordance with the will of the [...]
For us working at the Donner Institute, the new year 2019 will bring along a new exciting opportunity: we will join the proficient and inspiring team upholding the web portal Katsomukset.fi, which offers current, [...]
The relationship between food and religion is a lived activity formed by the dynamics of both tradition and adaption. Religious commitments to food are influenced by several different factors, ranging from personal spirituality and [...]
Vol 2:1 of Approaching Religion consists of papers and reflections originating from a roundtable seminar held at the Donner Institute in January 2012. Under the topic ‘The New Visibility of Atheism in Europe’, scholars [...]
Many people today, and perhaps especially women, pursue the goal of a thinner body with religious-like devotion. This paper examines this devotion and some of the questions it raises about ‘religion’, ‘the body’, and [...]
During recent years, the body has become a central focus of religious studies. The understanding of religion as a solely intellectual practice of beliefs, norms and convictions is giving way to a broader understanding [...]